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Offshore Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Anchorage AK
339 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Offshore waters forecast for the Gulf of Alaska West of 144W

Wind forecasts reflect the predominant speed and direction
expected. Sea forecasts represent an average of the highest
one-third of the combined wind wave and swell height.

PKZ399-181245-
339 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...

A front along the northern Gulf of Alaska will dissipate on Fri.
A 1006 mb low will develop near Kodiak Island Fri afternoon and
dissipate over Prince William Sound Sat morning.

$$

PKZ351-181245-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore North of 57N and West of 144W-
339 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI...SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 ft.
.SAT...SW wind up to 15 kt. Seas 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 10 kt. Seas 4 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...N wind up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 7 ft.

$$

PKZ352-181245-
Gulf of Alaska Offshore South of 57N North of 55N and West of
144W-
339 PM AKDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 ft.
.FRI...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 kt. Seas 8 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 8 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind up to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SUN THROUGH TUE...NW wind up to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 8 ft.

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